In today’s fast paced society and overstressed work environment, it is often difficult to find a sense of balance. We seem to have too much work to do and too little time to complete it. This often leaves people drained of energy, not only in their personal lives, but also while working on the job. During stressful times it is important that you maintain a positive attitude. Remember that it is not what happens to you, but your ‘perception’ of what happens to you that will color your emotions and affect your personal and work relationships. Everything from your tone of voice to your posture must say, “I’m a winner and I am thriving,” even if you’re feeling less than perfect. In this section we offer some tips for helping you maintain a healthy balance between work and play and provide insight on how to remain optomistic and thrive even in the most challenging careers.
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